Exams Officer

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Job Reference: 0000134130

Date Added: 08.05.19

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Location Icon Birmingham

£ £10 - £14 per hour

Location Icon Job Type: Education and Training

Sector Icon Sector: Office and Technical Support

Duration Icon Duration: Temporary

Interviewing Icon Interviewing: N/A


Aspire People are looking to recruit an experienced and reliable School Exams Officer for Secondary schools across Birmingham on a temporary basis. The positions we recruit for are a mixture of short term and long term placements with permanent opportunities also available.
Key responsibilities:

*Disseminating information, answering enquiries and dealing with complaints regarding external examinations with staff, students and parents/carers
*Submitting entries for external examinations to awarding bodies in advance of deadlines
*Liaising with all staff, e.g. Heads of Department regarding entries
*Organising SEN provision, including liaising with the SEN Co-ordinator regarding candidates with SEN; applying to awarding bodies for special arrangements for such candidates
*Managing the daily running of external examinations. This will include ensuring that all required materials are in the examination rooms for the start of the examinations and arrangements for candidates with special educational needs are in place
*Organising exam materials, providing safe custody of and organising examination stationery and materials, including question papers, in accordance with regulations
*To be responsible for the management and supervision of invigilators
*Providing a centre timetable to include dates, times, venues and number of candidates
*Resolving examination clashes in accordance with regulations
*Briefing candidates on examination regulations and producing written guidelines for staff and students; ensuring candidates are aware of their own examination timetables
*Collecting and dispatching worked scripts in accordance with the regulations
*Arranging invigilation, including briefing and training invigilators in school procedures
*Being present and available in school on the days when results are notified, and overseeing the distribution of results to candidates
*Producing analyses of examination results as soon as practicable
*Providing statistics on examination entries and results for the Head Teacher, Senior Management Team, Governors, DfE etc.
*Checking DfE and other examination statistics before publication
*Processing enquiries about results and requests for return of scripts
*Ensuring that costs of retakes are reimbursed by candidates/departments as appropriate
*Encouraging a positive examination culture in the school to which all staff and students subscribe
*Liaising with the National Assessment Agency and Examination Officers Association as appropriate
*Maximising the use of SIMS Exams and Assessments modules
*Keeping up to date with the requirements of the role. Ensuring attendance at appropriate Governing Body and other INSET training meetings and keeping up to date with the latest procedures and regulations for external examinations


*Prepare a new academic year calendar in SIMS
*Promote students into the new year structure incrementing their curriculum years
*Ensure and manage the smooth transition from one academic year to the next
*Carrying out Year End functions for pupil related data
*Completion of Census return

If you feel you could excel in this role please contact Aspire People today!

At Aspire People we listen to and care about our candidates. We will support and guide YOU to find the perfect role. We are a well known Education Supplier, respected name within the East and West Midlands market.
We will provide:
*Excellent rates of pay
*24 hour contact with your own consultant, ensuring your queries are dealt with efficiently
*Own internal umbrella pay roll company, ensuring your pay queries are dealt with efficiently
*Holiday pay
*Support and guidance through placements
*High referral fees
If you would like some more information about this role then please send your CV

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.